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Spartech Corporation (NYSE:SEH)
EV/EBITDA
9.84 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Spartech Corporation's enterprise value is $465 Mil. Spartech Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was $47 Mil. Therefore, Spartech Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.84.

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Spartech Corporation's stock price is $0.00. Spartech Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was $0.09. Therefore, Spartech Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Spartech Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=464.974/47.256
=9.84

Spartech Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $465 Mil.
Spartech Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was 7.701 (Jan. 2012 ) + 16.747 (Apr. 2012 ) + 12.553 (Jul. 2012 ) + 10.255 (Oct. 2012 ) = $47 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Spartech Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.00/0.089
=0.00

Spartech Corporation's share price for today is $0.00.
Spartech Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was -0.07 (Jan. 2012 ) + 0.12 (Apr. 2012 ) + 0.06 (Jul. 2012 ) + -0.021 (Oct. 2012 ) = $0.09.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Spartech Corporation Annual Data

Oct03Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12
ev2ebitda 8.253.752.668.777.11-2.586.98-17.3824.378.43

Spartech Corporation Quarterly Data

Jul10Oct10Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12
ev2ebitda 8.990.000.000.000.0024.3725.6521.0426.988.43
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